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Career Notes: Is a career 10-31 (.323) as a pinch-hitter with one home run and five RBI.2002 In his first full season in the major leagues batted .257 with eight home runs and 37 RBI in 96 games...Made 52 starts as catcher, 12 as DH and nine at first base...Made Blue Jays debut on April 5 vs. Minnesota as a pinch-hitter (0-1)... April 20 at New York Yankees homered for the first time as a Blue Jay (Lilly-1R)... May 14 vs. Seattle homered twice for the first time in his career and drove in a career high four runs (Freddy Garcia-1R, Ryan Franklin-2R)... May 12-20 hit in a career high six games (12-23, .522)... May 24 vs. Cleveland hit his first career pinch-hit home run off Dave Riske (1R)... In May batted .313 with three home runs and 12 RBI in 19 games... June 9 vs. Colorado hit a ninth inning game tying RBI double in a 3-2 last at bat win... In June and July combined to hit .160 (12-75) in 29 games... Prior to the All-Star break batted .242 with five home runs, 21 RBI and 21 walks in 53 games... After the break batted .277 with three home runs, 16 RBI and seven walks in 43 games... August 7 vs. Seattle made first career start at first base (1-3, 2B, HBP)... August 7-24 started nine games at first base (8-31, .258, HR, 1RBI)... As the DH batted .300 (12-40) with seven RBI and as the catcher batted .253 (45-178) with six home runs and 25 RBI... As a pinch-hitter was 3-15 (.200) with one home run and four RBI... Batted .337 with three home runs and 17 RBI vs. left-handers... Batted .220 with five home runs and 20 RBI vs. right-handers... At home batted .279 with six home runs and 19 RBI in 47 games... Away from SkyDome batted .233 with two home runs and 18 RBI in 49 games... Walked 28 times on the season with 15 coming in the first 21 games... Four times had a career high three hits in a game... Saw a team high 4.27 pitches per plate appearance... While catching, pitchers posted a 5.07 ERA... Threw out 11 of 55 attempted base stealers. 2001 Spent most of the season with Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League and also appeared in nine games for the Oakland A's hitting .190 with two home runs and four RBI...With Sacramento hit .282 in 77 games with eight home runs and 48 RBI...Had an on-base percentage of .394 after collecting 49 walks and just 62 strikeouts...Hit in a season high ten straight from May 15 to July 15...On May 19 his contract was purchased by Oakland...Made his ML debut on May 19 vs the Chicago White Sox and was 1-3 with a solo HR against James Baldwin...Collected hits in three of his nine games with two hit outing on May 30 vs Tampa Bay...Hit his second HR on June 14 at San Diego, a solo shot off Kevin Jarvis...Was optioned to Sacramento on June 30...Returned and hit .309 in July and .317 in August...Hit .314 at home with six home runs and 28 RBI...On the road hit .246 with two home runs and 20 RBI...Hit .344 against left-handed pitching and .263 against right-handed pitching. 2000 Returned to the Yankees organization and spent the season with Columbus of the International League (AAA) hitting .276 with 20 home runs and 71 RBI...Was second in the league with 73 walks and was fourth in the league with a .410 on-base percentage...Hit .308 in April with three home runs and 12 RBI...On April 19 recorded five walks at Charlotte...Hit two home runs and collected a season high five RBI vs Rochester on May 10...Also collected five RBI on August 2 at Toledo...Hit .304 against LHP and .265 against RHP...Hit .241 at home and .310 on the road...Caught 81 games posting a .986 fielding percentage...Also played six games in left field and five at first base...Was 3-5 as a pinch hitter. 1999 Joined the Devil Rays organization and split the season between Durham of the International League (AAA) and Orlando of the Southern League (AA)...Combined to hit 23 home runs with 67 RBI...Opened the season as the back-up catcher to Joe Oliver and was hitting.366 with four home runs and 15 RBI before being sent to Orlando on May 7...In 30 games hit .288 with seven home runs and 23 RBI before returning to Durham on June 14 when Oliver was placed on the disabled list, Oliver was traded on July 23...In 60 games at catcher posted a .986 fielding percentage after committing 12 errors. 1998 Joined the Diamondbacks organization and hit a career high .303 for Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA)...In 111 games hit 17 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and drove in 54 runs...Joined Arizona for a two day stay, June 2 & 3, but did not see any action...Caught 94 games for Tucson and appeared in 13 games at first base, three in the outfield and three at third base...Hit .357 in 54 games following the All-Star break...In August hit .433 with 13 extra base hits and 15 RBI. 1997 Rejoined the Yankee organization and hit .296 in 124 games for Norwich with 21 doubles, 21 home runs and 80 RBI...Finished third in the Eastern League in on-base percentage (.416), fourth in walks (86) and strikeouts (126) and fifth in runs scored (88)...Hit in 26 of 31 games from July 1 to August 6 posting a .357 average...Appeared in one game with Columbus. 1996 After one game with Columbus was traded to the Indians organization for C Ryan Martindale and OF Marc Marini...In 73 games with Buffalo of the International League (AAA) hit .269 with 14 doubles, nine home runs and 30 RBI. 1995 Opened the season in AAA with the Columbus Clippers of the International League as their starting catcher and hit .258 in 22 games...Suffered torn ligaments in his left thumb and was on the disabled list from May 8 to July 21 (74 days)...Played in 28 games with Norwich of the Eastern League (AA) and in 17 with Tampa of the Florida State League (A). 1994 Hit .245 in 123 games with seven home runs and 42 RBI for Albany in his first AA season...Made eight errors in 113 games at catcher and three at third base...Led Eastern League catchers in games, total chances (822) and putouts (744)...Played for Hilo in the Hawaiian Winter League and hit .252 with two homers and 15 RBI in 44 games. 1993 Hit .249 with 10 home runs and 63 RBI in 120 games with Greensboro (A)...Led South Atlantic League catchers in games (113), total chances (955) and putouts (850)...Committed 13 errors and 29 passed balls in 113 games...Led the league in walks with 91 which was tied for 13th in minor league baseball...Posted an on-base percentage of .388 to rank ninth in the league...Was a spring training invitee at Major League camp. 1992 Hit .210 for Greensboro of the South Atlantic League and led the organization in sacrifice flies (8) and was fifth in walks (68)...Threw out 38 of 156 (24.4) of base stealers...Caught 89 games and had 10 errors and 23 passed balls...Had a .325 on-base percentage despite a .210 batting average. 1991 Made his pro debut with Oneonta of the New York-Penn League (A) and hit .243 with four home runs and 42 RBI...Threw out 10 of 92 base runners.